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Sports, drafts and nonsense with Joe Posnanski and The Good Place's Michael Schur.

The PosCast with Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur The Athletic

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    • 4.8 • 389 Ratings

Sports, drafts and nonsense with Joe Posnanski and The Good Place's Michael Schur.

    Phillies, free agency and scam phone calls with Ellen Adair

    Phillies, free agency and scam phone calls with Ellen Adair

    Joe Posnanski or shall we say “Joey” Posnanski welcomes back Ellen Adair for a pre-Thanksgiving edition of the show.
    Joey discusses the interesting call he received about his book ‘The Soul of Baseball’ and Ellen expresses her excitement about Kim Ng.
    Later in the show they talk about the Phillies general manager search and baseball free agency.
    Plus, what should Theo Epstein do next? Joey weighs in on how Epstein can help save the game.
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    • 1 hr 38 min
    Celebrating Kim Ng

    Celebrating Kim Ng

    Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur are thrilled to discuss Kim Ng being named the first female GM in MLB. 
    They talk about Ng’s impressive resume, why it’s taken so long for a woman to be hired in the role and her plans for the Marlins. 
    Plus, they explain how this changes their view of Derek Jeter and they draft teams they “like” even though they don’t know why. 
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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Sharing Buck O’Neil stories with Bob Kendrick and talking Jeopardy! with Claire McNear

    Sharing Buck O’Neil stories with Bob Kendrick and talking Jeopardy! with Claire McNear

    Joe Posnanski welcomes back longtime friend Bob Kendrick to celebrate the 109th birthday of Buck O’Neil.
    The two share stories about the baseball legend and preview their livestream event through the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum with Ken Burns and Bob Costas (https://www.facebook.com/NegroLeaguesBaseballMuseum/posts/10157451227257007)
    Later in the show, Claire McNear chats with Joe about her new book, ‘Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider's Guide to Jeopardy!’ They remember the life of Alex Trebek and his impact in culture and society. They also discuss how Jeopardy has become so iconic, the characters we love and root for and the art of buzzing in.
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    • 1 hr 41 min
    Talking Dodgers with Molly Knight and the 25th anniversary of the Cleveland Browns move to Baltimore with Jason Lloyd

    Talking Dodgers with Molly Knight and the 25th anniversary of the Cleveland Browns move to Baltimore with Jason Lloyd

    Go from L.A. to Cleveland with Joe Posnanski on this episode of The PosCast. First, The Athletic’s Molly Knight joins the show to discuss what the Dodgers’ championship means to a lifelong Los Angeleno.
    They also talk about the end of the Clayton Kershaw postseason narrative, old school vs. new school baseball and Molly’s journey to becoming a sportswriter.
    Later in the show, Joe welcomes The Athletic’s Jason Lloyd to share his story on the 25th anniversary of the Browns leaving Cleveland for Baltimore. They discuss why Al Lerner played more of a role in the move than people think and much more.
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Emergency PosCast: Tony La Russa is back?

    Emergency PosCast: Tony La Russa is back?

    Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur call an emergency episode to discuss the White Sox decision to hire Tony La Russa. They also talk about AJ Hinch’s new role with the Tigers and the hiring process across Major League Baseball. 
    Later in the show, Mike weighs in on the World Series and they examine the state of game in 2020. 
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Breaking down the World Series with Ellen Adair

    Breaking down the World Series with Ellen Adair

    Ellen Adair is back to help Joe Posnanski make sense of everything that happened during Game 6 of the World Series.
    They discuss Justin Turner’s positive COVID-19 test and his return to the field during the Dodgers’ celebration. Next, they break down Kevin Cash’s decision to pull Blake Snell which sparks the question, where does the manager draw the line at what the numbers say?
    Later in the show, Ellen weighs in on the Mike Trout vs. Mookie Betts’ debate and they talk about all of the craziness from Game 4. They wrap by discussing Joe’s Halloween plans in One Last Meaningless Thing.
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    • 1 hr 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
389 Ratings

389 Ratings

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Intro rocks

Maybe a little too much rambling on at times but overall a good, fun listen. And I like the intro song.

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Meaningful Meaninglessness

This is an utterly meaningless podcast, which is by design, and oftentimes not true at all, and man is it a glimmer of light in these dark times.

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